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Meet Joda maintainer, Stephen Colbourne

One day back in 2000, Joda maintainer Stephen Colbourne decided to contribute to the Apache Commons Project. His goal? He wanted to help improve the ...
Amy Hays
by Amy Hays
on November 5, 2019

Changelog’s maintainer spotlight featuring Mongoose maintainer, Val Karpov

By Amy Hays on October 10, 2019
Each month, we partner with the podcast The Changelog on a new Maintainer Spotlight featuring an open source maintainer who is doing interesting work.

Check out The Changelog's maintainer spotlight, featuring lifter Feross Aboukhadijeh

By Amy Hays on September 3, 2019
A few months ago, we announced our partnership with the podcast The Changelog. Each month, we partner with them on a new Maintainer Spotlight podcast ...

Project Lombok's Roel Spilker: Why rejecting good ideas is the hardest part of being a maintainer

By Brenna Heaps on August 27, 2019
Project Lombok maintainer Roel Spilker thinks the hardest part of being a maintainer is rejecting good feature ideas. It’s heartbreaking, he said, to ...

How an annoying Python package led Alex Clark to create Pillow

By Brenna Heaps on August 15, 2019
While working in a Python CMS called Plone, Alex Clark kept running into issues with its imaging library, PIL, caused by the non-standard way it was ...

Project Lombok core maintainer Reinier Zwitserloot shares his open source journey

By Brenna Heaps on August 8, 2019
Reinier Zwitserloot’s journey into the world of open source is a familiar one: he discovered a problem he thought he could fix, so he and his ...

Material-UI core maintainer Olivier Tassinari shares his open source software journey

By Brenna Heaps on July 30, 2019
Meet Material-UI core maintainer Olivier Tassinari. Olivier is a software engineer from France, and he’s a core maintainer of Material-UI, a ...

Introducing Tidelift’s new maintainer spotlight podcast with Changelog

By Chris Grams on July 2, 2019
We’re big fans of the work that Adam and Jerod are doing over at Changelog. They’ve built an awesome resource for developers, including their ...

Claudiu Popa, and finding the time to work on Pylint

By Amy Hays on March 21, 2019
Claudiu Popa, core maintainer of Python linter Pylint, became involved with the project by fixing a couple bugs. It’s a common tale in the world of ...

Valeri Karpov, Mongoose, and the importance of good docs

By Amy Hays on January 8, 2019
Valeri Karpov, lead maintainer of Mongoose, got into software development by way of Pokémon.

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